Mad in America: Reflections on 25,000 Hours of Being With People in Extreme States

Hi All,

Here’s my brief new essay on 40 years of compassionately being with people in extreme states and other forms of emotional and spiritual suffering, without viewing or relating to them based on the pathologizing psychiatric disease model.

Michael

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Merciful Love Can Help Relieve the Emotional Suffering of Extreme States

Hi All,

Here’s my article for the Journal of Humanistic Psychology Special Edition on Extreme States. In it, I draw on my personal experience of extreme states over 50 years ago, and also of attempting, as a caregiver, to compassionately be present with people in extreme states for almost 40 years.

Best wishes,

Michael

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